Kingdel Fanless Mini PC with Intel i5-3317U, NC1037U-3317U Review

Kingdel Fanless Mini PC with Intel i5-3317U, NC1037U-3317U

Kingdel Powerful Mini PC Fanless Industrial PC, Intel i5



Kingdel ‎NC1037U-3317U is a powerful fanless mini PC with an industrial design and metal case, a dual core Intel i5 processor, 128GB Solid State Drive, 8GB memory, Windows 10 Pro operating system, good connectivity including 4xCOM RS232, 4xUSB 3.0 ports and 2xNICs (Network Interface Card) and HD port.

Kingdel Fanless Mini PC was first available at Amazon.com on June 8, 2018 and has an average customer rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 105 customers at the time of this post release. There are a few RAM, SSD and HDD configurations with different prices that you can view at Amazon.com, including the 8GB RAM+128GB SSD, 4GB RAM+128GB SSD, 4GB RAM+256GB SSD, 4GB RAM+512GB SSD, 8GB RAM+128GB SSD+1TB HDD, 8GB RAM+256GB SSD, 8GB RAM+256GB SSD+1TB HDD and 8GB RAM+512GB SSD. The Windows 10 Pro 64-bit operating system is licensed and activated prior to shipping.

The quarter two of 2021 release third generation dual core Intel i5-3317U processor (3M smartcache and 4 threads with hyperthreading) has a base speed of 1.7GHz and a turbo speed of 2.6GHz as required by the tasks at hand. The average CPU Passmark bencmark score is 1940 for a lower mid-range performance to handle your daily tasks easily. And the typical Thermal Design Power for this ultra low voltage CPU is 17 watts including the memory controller and the graphics card, which will help with the low energy consumption.

The overall performance level of the Intel i5-3317U is a bit better than a similar Sandy Bridge CPU and is similar to the previous generation Intel i3-2310M and Intel i7-2637M. It is normally suitable for the small ultrabooks and laptops. The built-in Intel HD 4000 is an entry level graphics card with and average videocard benchmark score of 332, an 350MHz base and 1.05GHz max dynamic frequency. It offers a comparable graphics performance level to the AMD Radeon HD 6620G processor. And you can play the older, not demanding game titles, but not the modern, demanding ones.

Kingdel Powerful Mini PC Interior

128GB mSATA Solid State Drive is not a lot of storage space as about 30-32GB will be taken up by the Windows 10 operating system. And you can still save quite a few files, add up to 2TB of storage on the second slot, use external storage or Cloud. 8GB DDR3L memory offers a good amount of multitasking power at this level and as long as you don’t have many browser tabs and demanding programs/open simultaneously you’ll be fine with your daily multitasking needs.

There is no DVD Optical Drive and the connectivity options include the 802.11bgn WiFi, 4 x USB 3.0 ports, 4 x USB 2.0 ports, a VGA port, an HD port, 4 x COM RS232, 2 x NICs, Intel 82574L Gigabir Ethernet LAN port and 2 Audio connectors. In the box you will find the Kingdel Mini PC, a HD cable, a power cable with US plug, screws, data and power cables for SATA drive and WiFi antennas. At the front you have the power switch button, 4 x USB 2.0 ports, a HD LED, power LEDs, and at the back you have the VGA, HD, LAN, 4x USB 3.0 ports, a 12V DC input, 4 x RS232 and the two audio connectors.

Black Kingdel Mini PC looks good in an industrial design, weighs 4.84 pounds and measures 8.35L x 5.91W x 2.01H inches. If you want to upgrade the 8GB RAM, there is a single slot in this PC and you can replace it with a 16GB RAM. And the additional hard drive slot can have up to 2TB if 128GB is not enough for you. For Bluetooth you need to get a USB adapter, which you can order with this computer on Amazon.com. Please note that this is a fanless mini desktop PC with a full metal case and it is tested and inspected before shipping. The warranty offered is two years by Kingdel and you can contact the Kingdel customer service team with any questions you may have.

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